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Name: Rose Rudnitski
Academic Rank: Associate Professor
Department: Educational Administration

Expertise Keywords: Curriculum, Education History, Educational Research, Gifted, Instruction, Leadership, Peace Education, Social Justice, Talented Education, Teacher Education

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: Doctor of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Master of Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Bachelor of Arts, SUNY Oneonta

Currrent Research: Peace Education, History of Education of American Indians, Social Justice Education

Contact Information

Office Phone: 845-257-2816
E-mail Address: rudnitsr@newpaltz.edu
Communication & Marketing: 845-257-3245

Other Information

Positions held at New Paltz prior to current position:
Director of Reading; Chair of Elementary Education; Presiding Officer of the Faculty Alternate; SUNY Faculty Senator, Ombudsman

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Assistant Professor of Education, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas; Instructor and Adjunct Professor, Teachers College, Columbia University; 18 years experience in education


Columbia University Teachers College 1987-1988 Master of Education 1988 Curriculum and Teaching
Columbia University Teachers College 1988-1991 Doctor of Education 1991 Curriculum and Teaching
SUNY Oneonta 1968-1972 Bachelor of Arts 1972 Music, Liberal Arts


SUNY's Best Alliance Fellowship 1993- 1995
Honorable Mention Leta Hollingworth Research Award, 1995
Goals 2000 Teacher Education Grant, 1998-2000
Hackman Research Fellowship, New York State Archives, 2002
SUNY New Paltz Award for Outstanding Service in Educational Assessment

Organizational Memberships

American Educational Research Association, Program Chair, Gifted and Talented Section, 200-2003; Committee On Freedom of Inquiry and Human Rights, 1994-1997; Reviewer and Discussant, 1991-present.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
John Dewey Society
National Association for Gifted Children, Chiar, Conceptual Foundations Division 1995-1998.
National Society for the Study of Education
Society for the Study of Curriculum History


Rudnitski, R.A. (2002). Leaders as Teachers. Impact, the Journal of the New York State Association for Supervision and Curriculum Devcelopment, WInter 2002.
Rudnitski, R.A. (2001). National/State Policies on Gifted Education. In K. Heller, F. Monks, R. Sternberg & R. Subotnik (Eds.). International Handbook of Research on the Gifted. NY: Elsevier Science.
Caporino, G. & Rudnitski, R. (1999). Guidelines for teaching about genocide and intolerance. In Danks, C. & Rabinsky, L. Teaching for a Tolerant World: Grades 9-12. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.
Rudnitski, R. (1997). Developing socially responsible global leaders through gifted education. In J. Chan, R. Li & J Spinks (Eds.). Maximizing Potential: Lengthening and Strengthening Our Stride. Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong Social Sciences Research Center.
Rudnitski, R. A. (1996). Structuring firsthand experiences to teach about intolerance and genocide. Social Science Record 33(1), 24-29.
Rudnitski, R.A. (1996). Leta Stetter Hollingworth and the Speyer School, 1935-1940: Historical roots of the contradictions in Progressive education for gifted children. Education and Culture: The Journal of the John Dewey Society XIII(2), 1-7.
Rudnitski, R. A. (1996). Books of virtues: Nineteenth Century readers, the socialization of children, and changing conceptions of reading. In Burlbaw, L. (Ed.). Curriculum History 1995. College Station Texas: Texas A & M University and the Society for the Study of Curriculum History.
Frazee, B., & Rudnitski, R. A. (1995). Integrated teaching methods: Theory, classroom applications, field-based connections. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers.
Rudnitski, R. A. (1994). A Generation of leaders in gifted education. In K. Arnold & R. Subotnik (Eds.). Beyond Terman: Longitudinal studies in giftedness and talent. New Jersey: Ablex.
Passow, A. H., & Rudnitski, R. A. (1993). State policies regarding education of the gifted as reflected in legislation and regulation. Storrs, CT: The National Research Center of the Gifted and Talented.